October 1, 2020 | computer | No Comments
Queensland police say the online border declaration pass is malfunctioning for some border zone residents attempting to enter the state.
It comes just hours after Queensland eased border restrictions to allow residents in areas of northern New South Wales to enter the state without undergoing quarantine.
Gold Coast Police Chief Superintendent Mark Wheeler confirmed locals in some of the newly added northern New South Wales areas were not being recognised by the system.
He said the glitch was due to an overload of information in the system and was impacting up to seven suburbs.
“Unfortunately there’s been a couple of IT issues around some suburbs, the relevant government department is working through that now as we speak,” Chief Superintendent Wheeler said.
“It’s been a mammoth task by housing and public works.
“All Queensland postcodes for the entire state have had to be loaded into the system so understandably there’s a